Okanagan Centre Fire

Updates

2:44 PM Thu, Jul 27, 2017
The Okanagan Centre Fire Evacuation Alert has been rescinded for 58 properties on Nighthawk, Long and Tyndall Roads. To ensure public safety, stay out of fire-affected areas and obey all warning and...
8:04 AM Wed, Jul 19, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Okanagan Centre Fire Evacuation Order has been rescinded for 58 properties on Nighthawk, Long and Tyndall Roads, effective 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 19. Residents are...
5:05 PM Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – Evacuation Orders will remain in place overnight for 58 properties on Nighthawk Road, Long Road and Tyndall Road from south of 10810 to the end of the pavement. Jack Seaton...
9:45 AM Tue, Jul 18, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – Crews continue to make progress on the Okanagan Centre Fire. The blaze is now 80% contained up from 75% yesterday. Ongoing efforts were helped by favourable weather overnight...
4:07 PM Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – There will be no change to the Okanagan Centre wildfire Evacuation Order tonight. Emergency crews will continue to work on the fire overnight, working towards full...
11:43 AM Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Okanagan Centre wildfire Evacuation Order area has been adjusted on the southern border to exclude eleven properties along Tyndall Road. An Evacuation Order remains in...
9:22 AM Mon, Jul 17, 2017
Central Okanagan, B.C. – The Okanagan Centre wildfire is now 75% contained and emergency responders worked through the night putting out spot fires and actioning a flare up during windy conditions....
8:29 PM Sun, Jul 16, 2017
The Emergency Operation Centre advises that following an assessment this afternoon between Lake Country Fire and the BC Wildfire Service, the Evacuation Order for Nighthawk Road, Long Rd, Tyndall...
4:56 PM Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Eight homes on Nighthawk Road, as well as outbuildings on one property on Tyndall Road were lost overnight due to the Okanagan Centre wildfire. Impacted property owners attended a meeting earlier...
12:56 PM Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Media Advisory – Okanagan Centre Fire News Conference Date:     July 16, 2017 Time:    5:00 p.m. Central Okanagan, B.C. – A news conference will be held to provide an update on the Okanagan Centre...
8:34 AM Sun, Jul 16, 2017
Overnight, fire crews from across the Okanagan snuffed out active fires inside the approximately 30-hectare Okanagan Centre wildfire. Early this morning it was reported to be 80 per cent contained,...
12:28 AM Sun, Jul 16, 2017
The Okanagan Centre wildfire is reported to be 80 per cent contained. It’s estimated at approximately 30 hectares in size and is still active. Overnight, Lake Country firefighters are being supported...
11:07 PM Sat, Jul 15, 2017
Residents from approximately 330 properties have been evacuated from several roads within the Okanagan Centre area of Lake Country due to this afternoon’s wildfire. An initial door to door evacuation...
6:48 PM Sat, Jul 15, 2017
An Emergency Support Services reception centre is open for residents evacuated as a result of this afternoon’s fire in Lake Country. ESS volunteers are available to help register residents now at the...
6:06 PM Sat, Jul 15, 2017
The Emergency Operations Centre has been activated to support Lake Country fire crews fighting a spreading grass fire in Okanagan Centre. A tactical evacuation is underway for some homes in the area...